Regional Paper Talk: Theo set to sign

Theo Walcott could soon sign a new Arsenal contract, while QPR are said to want William Gallas and Swansea are said to be eyeing Kenwyne Jones.

Last Updated: 10/01/13 at 19:53 Post Comment

Theo Walcott: Contract saga could be at a close

Theo Walcott: Contract saga could be at a close

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp wants to sign Tottenham's William Gallas to strengthen his struggling defence.

Alvaro Negredo has alerted Premier League clubs by expressing a desire to leave Sevilla and move to England. Negredo has been targeted by Tottenham and Chelsea and although his club are demanding about £18million for the Spain forward, Sevilla's financial difficulties mean he could be captured for less.

Arsenal hope Theo Walcott will sign a new deal within a week to allow them to focus on bringing in new players during this month's transfer window.

West Ham have checked on the availability of former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

DJ Campbell plans to sit down with QPR boss Harry Redknapp in the next fortnight to thrash out his future.

Simon Davies will step up his recovery from injury this week as he closes in on a return to the Fulham first team.

Martin Jol looks ready to give Fulham frontman Marcello Trotta the green light to extend his loan spell at Brentford.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Marouane Fellaini does have a buy-out clause in the lucrative contract he signed at Goodison in 2011 - but Everton hope they can satisfy the Belgian's Champions League ambitions on Merseyside.

Steven Gerrard believes the return to action of Lucas Leiva has helped him get back to his rampaging best for Liverpool.

CHRONICLE

Newcastle United are still planning to bring in a centre-back AND a striker during the January transfer window.

Newcastle United star Davide Santon has insisted he is focused on nothing but hauling the Magpies out of the relegation mire.

Nigeria will not ask for Shola Ameobi to be banned from playing for Newcastle United.

THE JOURNAL

Sunderland will need to pay a fee of over £4million if they are to sign Swansea striker Danny Graham during this transfer window.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has tellingly refused to rule out a January exit for Danny Graham, as Sunderland look to secure a deal to bring the striker back to the North East.

Sunderland's interest in Tim Cahill has cooled, with the former Everton midfielder now NOT expected to make a short-term return to the Premier League.

Sunderland are ready to let academy product Blair Adams join Coventry City on a permanent basis.

NORTHERN ECHO

Former Sunderland midfielder David Meyler has admitted the opportunity to play regular first-team football at Hull City was too good to turn down.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Kenwyne Jones is a potential January target for Swansea City - but the club insisted last night that Danny Graham remains at the Liberty.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Birmingham City are in the black but players will still have to be sold.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom were today re-assessing the futures of Graham Dorrans and Jerome Thomas in wake of Zoltan Gera's season-ending injury.

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert today claimed his side are "still in the tie" against Bradford City despite a disastrous first leg defeat in the Capital One Cup semi-final.

Wolves midfielder Tongo Doumbia has reported for the African Cup of Nations - but the club are hoping to have him back here before a ball is kicked.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Jerome Thomas admitted today that he had little expectation of returning to Leeds United after vowing to win a new contract at West Bromwich Albion before the end of the season.

THE PINK UN

Chris Hughton is prepared to go right to the wire in the January transfer window to bolster Norwich City's Premier League survival bid.

THE DAILY ECHO

Saints are hoping that injured captain Adam Lallana could be ready to return to full training by early February.

READING POST

Brian McDermott believes that Reading's new signing Hope Akpan has the qualities needed to play Premier League football.

THE SENTINEL

Glenn Whelan believes he is now playing better than at any time in his life - thanks to Stoke's big-money signings.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Mike Pollitt believes Wigan Athletic may have unearthed a gem in Angelo Henriquez if his debut is anything to go by.

THE STAR

Chris Porter, the Sheffield United striker, is attracting interest from several Football League clubs, The Star understands.

EVENING TIMES

Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels remains hopeful midfielder Liam Kelly will stay at Rugby Park, despite formal interest from Bristol City.

THE SCOTSMAN

Celtic are to trial Australian midfielder Tom Rogic during the week-long winter training camp in Spain.

The future of Leigh Griffiths appears to have taken another twist after it emerged that Hibs' talisman has been back training with parent club Wolves this week.

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